Two New CEOs Appointed Among EL Members

Športna Loterija in Slovenia and the National Lottery of Macedonia have both appointed new CEOs in the previous months.

Edvard Kolar, Ph.D., President of the Management Board of Športna Loterija

Ms. Katica Nikolovska-Prnarkova, General Manager at The National Lottery of Macedonia

 

 

Edvard Kolar, Ph.D. is the new President of the Management Board of Športna Loterija

Last September 1st, Edvard Kolar was appointed President of the Management Board of EL Member Športna Loterija in Slovenia. Prior to this nomination, Kolar’s career had always been closely related to sport. He used to be a gymnast athlete and worked in several sports organisations before serving as Secretary General of the Slovenian Olympic Committee.  Edvard Kolar has confirmed his intention to develop the sports lottery into digital gaming and strengthening the Športna Loterija product portfolio as well increasing cooperation with international partners.

Appointment of Ms. Katica Nikolovska-Prnarkova

The National Lottery of Macedonia appointed Ms. Katica Nikolovska-Prnarkova as General Manager last August 5th. She is the first woman to ever hold this important position.

The National Lottery has been a Regular Member of EL since 2011. It is a joint stock company, 100% owned by the Government of the Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). The company was registered on December 17, 2008 and started its operations on January 1, 2009. The first games of chance  launched on  April 23rd  2010. The Lottery has the exclusive rights to operate games of chance for public benefit in the Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), i.e.: loto, classic lottery, bingo, toto and instant games. NLM can also operate sports betting, slot machines and casino games under equal terms and conditions with other operators in the domestic market.

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Eux Nouveaux Pdg Nommés Parmi Les Membres D’EL

Športna Loterija en Slovénie et la Loterie nationale de Macédoine ont tous deux nommé de nouveaux PDG ces derniers mois. Docteur Edvard Kolar, est le nouveau président du conseil d’administration de Športna Loterija. La Loterie Nationale de Macédoine a nommé Mme Katica Nikolovska-Prnarkova au poste de directrice générale le 5 août dernier. Elle est la première femme à occuper ce poste important.

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Nombramiento De Dos Nuevos Directores Ejecutivos Entre Los Miembros De El

Športna Loterija de Eslovenia y la Lotería nacional de Macedonia han nombrado a un nuevo director ejecutivo en los últimos meses. El Dr. Edvard Kolar es el nuevo presidente de la Junta administrativa de Športna Loterija. La Lotería nacional de Macedonia nombró directora general a la Srta. Katica Nikolovska-Prnarkova el pasado 5 de octubre. Es la primera mujer en ostentar este importante cargo.

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Zwei Neue Ceos Bei El-Mitgliedern

Športna Loterija in Slowenien und die Nationallotterie von Mazedonien haben in den letzten Monaten neue CEOs ernannt. Dr. Edvard Kolar ist der neue Präsident der Geschäftsführung von Športna Loterija. Die Nationallotterie von Mazedonien hat Katica Nikolovska-Prnarkova am 5. August zur Geschäftsführerin ernannt. Sie ist die erste Frau in dieser wichtigen Position.

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